Mar 01, 2013 08:22 EST
Liechtenstein's Tina Weirather earned the first World Cup win of her career in Friday's Super-G as overall leader Tina Maze edged closer to Hermann Maier's points record.
Nov 09, 2012 13:21 EST
Two-time Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones and US pilot Jazmine Fenlator finished second to reigning world champion Kaillie Humphries in Friday's World Cup women's bobsleigh season opener.
Oct 25, 2012 13:19 EDT
Two-time US Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones and Olympic relay champion Tianna Madison have qualified for the US World Cup bobsleigh team as sled pushers.
May 08, 2012 14:35 EDT
Celebrating his inauguration as Russian president in typical macho style, Vladimir Putin scored a goal, made an assist and converted a penalty as his team clinched a last gasp victory in his new favourite sport of ice hockey.
Nov 23, 2011 19:00 EST
The third day is merely a double marathon: They'll run 52.4 miles.
Oct 30, 2011 17:08 EDT
Former Luge world champion Erin Hamlin escaped serious injury Sunday in a crash during a selection race for the US World Cup team and will still head the US squad.
Jun 07, 2011 20:00 EDT
Read more about Metro officer-turned-author Beth Choat and her young-adult novels at lasvegassun.com/policeauthor.
May 18, 2011 20:00 EDT
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he's doing all he can for gay marriage. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday ostensibly responded to critics that he's not doing enough to make the Empire State the sixth state to legalize gay marriage. At a Lake Placid stop on his People First Tour, Cuomo fought back against accusations by gay group Queer Rising and the Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club in New York that he's pandering to the gay community. ?Cuomo's support for marriage equality is appearing more to be a political stunt than an act of commitment to do the right thing,? Queer Rising's Natasha Dillon said. ?The governor has not done the lobbying necessary to change votes. He had misled New Yorkers into believing that passage of marriage equality was going to happen this year and now is backtracking.? ?It is a critical issue,? Cuomo said on Wednesday. ?It's an issue where the people of this state have evolved on this issue. The majority of the people of the state now support marr
Apr 26, 2011 13:55 EDT
Real Salt Lake tries to claim a berth in the FIFA Club World Cup and the North American club crown on Wednesday in the second leg of CONCACAF's Champions League final with Mexico's Monterrey.
Feb 10, 2011 01:03 EST
Action in the World Cup will not be limited to the field with the wives and girlfriends of players all set to add sparkle to the showpiece event.
Jan 07, 2011 11:28 EST
American skier Andrew Weibrecht, who took super-G bronze at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, has been forced to call time on his season due to injury.
Dec 24, 2010 13:43 EST
Back from war, US bobsledder John Napier begins readjusting to normal life. With his black, skintight racing suit revealing a physique he wasn't quite ready to put on display, John Napier paused under the blue Adirondack Mountain sky and dreamed about Christmas.
Dec 18, 2010 15:56 EST
Germany's Sandra Kiriasis wins WCup bobsled race at Lake Placid; Rohbock of US crashes. Sandra Kiriasis and brakewoman Stephanie Schneider of Germany have won the World Cup bobsled race at Lake Placid.
Dec 17, 2010 05:01 EST
Adrenaline junkie Kimber Gabryszak riding high in skeleton World Cup. Kimber Gabryszak is an adrenaline junkie.
Dec 11, 2010 00:26 EST
Russians win 2-man, Holcomb team ties for 7th; Women's race postponed. Russia's Alexsandr Zubkov and Dmitry Trunenkov overcame poor visibility to win the men's two-man bobsled World Cup event at Olympic Park on Friday night.
Nov 06, 2010 18:26 EDT
The rancher, who was not identified, paid three times more than the Texas-based auction company predicted it would go for.
Nov 06, 2010 16:51 EDT
1980 'Miracle on Ice' Olympic gold medal auctioned for $311K, three times more than expected. A 1980 "Miracle on Ice" Olympic gold medal has been sold at public auction for nearly $311,000.
Oct 22, 2010 12:16 EDT
Baby, it's cold up there: Weather service rolls out new mountain forecasts for hikers, skiers. The National Weather Service has a new forecasting tool to help skiers and hikers prepare for conditions on popular summits, where it may be snowing sideways with a wind chill near zero while it's sunny and pleasant in the valley below.
Aug 19, 2010 13:56 EDT
Website hopes to serve travelers in their own backyards. My family will travel halfway around the world to see a koala bear sitting in a eucalyptus tree, but for some reason it took us four years in Boise to see the city's spooky old 19th century penitentiary, a local favorite just a few miles from our house.
May 19, 2010 18:00 EDT
State parks, Frederick Douglass' DC church make list of 11 most endangered US historic places. When chunks of plaster began falling from the ceiling of the national cathedral of African Methodism last year, one of Washington's oldest black congregations nearly had to abandon its sanctuary.